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Mikkel Hansen, King retires without his most coveted crown

Mikkel Hansen, King retires without his most coveted crown

The story of the Aalborg HB left-back retiring from the Handball Champions League, the only title he still lacks, had already been written. Though reality outstripped fiction. His shot at the final buzzer of the final match against Barcelona hit the crossbar. It wasn't meant to be. At 36, he will no longer play in the competition. Hansen's next appearance will be at Paris 2024.



Adapted competitions are next level of inclusion in ITF Taekwon-Do

Adapted competitions are next level of inclusion in ITF Taekwon-Do

The sentence "Taekwon-Do is for everyone" was already stated in the first edition of the encyclopedia of Taekwon-Do several decades ago. With the official International Adapted Course, the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) was actively promoting "adapted" teaching and training methods for Taekwon-Do students with special needs. Now, the next level of inclusion was reached with internationally harmonised rules for the so-called adapted Taekwon-Do competitions.





Young athletes impress at Youth MMA Championship

Young athletes impress at Youth MMA Championship

Young mixed martial arts talents from the leading clubs and academies in the UAE took center stage at the Youth MMA Championship held at Dubai’s Shabab Al Ahli Club on 9 June. The championship, which featured over 100 youths aged 12-17, showcased an exciting fight card of 62 bouts across various weight and age divisions.





ISU plans future at Congress in Las Vegas

ISU plans future at Congress in Las Vegas

The 59th Congress of the International Skating Union (ISU) begins today, 10 June, in Las Vegas. More than 350 participants are expected. The focus of this year's congress is the ISU Vision 2030, which was launched a year ago by the ISU Council.


2024 World Rowing Cup overall title at stake in Poland

2024 World Rowing Cup overall title at stake in Poland

The 2024 World Rowing Cup series finals will be taking place in Poznan, Poland, from 14-16 June and will determine the overall winner with only 10 points separating the Netherlands and Great Britain. The event will be the last international racing opportunity before the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and some nations —such as Great Britain, the Netherlands, and Romania— are using the regatta to test their LA 2028 hopefuls at the international level, according to World Rowing in a press release.